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From TheJournal.ie Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters Fake Accounts

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong Democracy

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests Hong Kong

'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests

Hong Kongers in Ireland believe there is no end in sight for protesters.

From TheJournal.ie 'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong Democracy

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong

Rival pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrations were held in the city today.

From TheJournal.ie US 'deeply concerned' by Chinese paramilitary on Hong Kong border Unrest

US 'deeply concerned' by Chinese paramilitary on Hong Kong border

The US also urged Beijing to honour the territory’s autonomy as pro-democracy protests continued.

From TheJournal.ie How escalating tensions in Hong Kong have brought one of the world's busiest airports to a standstill Explainer

How escalating tensions in Hong Kong have brought one of the world's busiest airports to a standstill

Tensions have been simmering for months in Hong Kong, sparked by a proposed extradition bill with China.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in Mass Protests This post contains videos

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests Shut Down

Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests

Police reports said up to 5,000 people arrived at the terminal.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator' Currency War

'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator'

President Donald Trump accused China of deliberately and improperly weakening its currency.

From TheJournal.ie Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports US V CHINA

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Hong Kong protesters march despite police ban YUEN LONG

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters march despite police ban

The march comes a day after violent clashes with police in nearby town Yuen Long.

From The42 Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media Pre-Season

Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media

China’s state news agency Xinhua ran a lengthy piece complaining about City’s treatment of fans and press.

From TheJournal.ie Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march Hong Kong

Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march

Police in Hong Kong have been criticised for not doing enough to stop the violence.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong Protest

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong

The protests have been sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s influence.

From The42 Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad Made The Cut

Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad

The former Shamrock Rovers netminder will join Pep’s side on their tour of Asia.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead' Protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'

However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain Mass Protests This post contains videos

'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain

Anti-Beijing demonstrations have rocked Hong Kong in recent weeks.

From The42 Yaya Toure puts retirement on hold to claim one last payday in China NOT FINISHED YET

Yaya Toure puts retirement on hold to claim one last payday in China

The Ivorian has agreed to join Qingdao Huanghai.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters Protests

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters

Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament Violent Protests This post contains videos

Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from UK to Chinese rule.

From TheJournal.ie How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen? China

How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?

After the biggest mass demonstration in years last month, there is more violence in the city today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks Negotiations

'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks

Washington has committed not to impose any new tariffs on Beijing’s exports.

From The42 Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991 Italian Job This post contains videos

Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991

A 2-0 win over China sees Milena Bertolini’s side set-up a clash with either Japan or the Netherlands.

From The42 Benítez to consider €13m offer to manage in China as Newcastle contract runs down Super League

Benítez to consider €13m offer to manage in China as Newcastle contract runs down

The Spaniard’s deal at St James’ Park is up on 30 June, with terms of an extension still to be agreed.

From TheJournal.ie 'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border Hunchun City

'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border

It was unclear what caused the explosion.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.

From The42 China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16 Wwc 2019 This post contains videos

China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16

Li Ying scored the only goal of the game in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill Protests

Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill

Protesters were met yesterday with police officers who sprayed tear gas and fired rubber bullets.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters amid clashes over extradition plans Umbrella Movement This post contains videos

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters amid clashes over extradition plans

Black-clad demonstrators, most of them young people and students, have surrounded government offices.

From TheJournal.ie Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests Demonstration

Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests

People took to the streets en masse to protest a new law that would allow extradition to China from Hong Kong.

From The42 Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain History Makers This post contains videos

Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain

Connor Ronan scored the only goal of the game as Stephen Kenny’s side progressed on Sunday afternoon.

From The42 'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one' Future Stars

'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one'

Bohemians and Ireland U21 defender Darragh Leahy is hoping to maintain his side’s fast start to the Toulon Tournament.

From The42 18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament Let The Kids Play

18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament

Stephen Kenny’s young side secured an impressive 4-1 victory against China on Monday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary China

China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary

Hundreds, or possibly more than 1,000, were killed, although the precise number of deaths remains unknown.

From The42 Ex-Arsenal hopeful becomes first foreign-born player to be called up by China Eastern Promise

Ex-Arsenal hopeful becomes first foreign-born player to be called up by China

China had resisted fielding players born in other countries, but Nico Yennaris has broken the mould.

From The42 Farcical scenes as Chinese Super League team fields three goalkeepers against Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Safe Pair Of Hands

Farcical scenes as Chinese Super League team fields three goalkeepers against Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou

Beijing Renhe are likely to be punished for their actions.

From The42 Italy World Cup-winning boss takes China reins back from his former captain four months after leaving The Italian Job

Italy World Cup-winning boss takes China reins back from his former captain four months after leaving

Marcello Lippi returns to the helm as China’s coach, taking over from Fabio Cannavaro.

From TheJournal.ie US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated' Tech

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'

The founder of the Chinese technology giant has said that it “can’t be isolated”.

From The42 Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan secures World Cup silver medal 6 months on from shoulder surgery Return

Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan secures World Cup silver medal 6 months on from shoulder surgery

It was the 19-year-old European Pommel Horse Champion’s first competitive outing since the injury.

From TheJournal.ie Google to cut ties with Huawei as it's set to restrict access to Android Tech Wars

Google to cut ties with Huawei as it's set to restrict access to Android

Google said it was complying with a US government order.